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Environment Canada issues Special Air Quality Statement for Kenora - Nestor Falls.  Read more.....
 
Changes to the Smoke-Free Ontario Act Regulations:

Prevent Tick Bites. 
Click here to learn how and to find out more about submitting ticks.

What would you do if you found a needle?
Find out more about safe needle disposal.
 
Safe Food Handler Course- 2015 Schedule
Click here to view course dates and to register

Baby-Friendly Initiative (BFI): 
The NWHU is working towards their BFI designation.  Find out what this means for you?

Updated Food Recall Warning:
President's Choice brand hummus and dip products recalled:
 See recalled products and details here.

Avian Influenza:  
Health Care providers can find current info at Public Health Ontario, or contact the Ministry's Health Care Provider Hotline at emergencymanagement.moh@ontario.ca
or by calling 1-866-212-2272 with any questions or concerns about this outbreak.

 

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    When should I take the Emergency Contraceptive Pill?
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    ​The Emergency Contraceptive Pill (ECP) can be taken within 5 days within an episode of unprotected sex. This could mean     sex without a condom; condom slip, break or leak; sex without contraception or when contraception was used improperly; mis...